Your kid's creativity starts with you, dad. That's among the messages children's book authors have in our latest Modern Dads Podcast. Mike Adamick, author of a series of books on art, crafts, science and cooking projects that parents can do with their children, talks about how he shares the experience of creating his books -- including his latest Dad's Book of Awesome Recipes -- with his daughter. Adamick is a stay-at-home dad, writer, and inveterate tinkerer whose work has appeared on National Public Radio, KQED Radio and in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and more. He … [Read more...]
Washington Post journalist and author Brigid Schulte discusses her new book, Overwhelmed: How To Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time on the latest The Modern Dads Podcast. We also dive into her research on changing workplaces and relationships and the importance of play for adults.Schulte's book came about from the busy mother of two realizing she was living a life of all work and no play. Overwhelmed is the story of what she discovered ― and of how her search for answers became a journey toward a life of less stress and more … [Read more...]
Are today's fathers still being constrained by the "man box" of traditional gender stereotypes? How can today's dads overcome these outdated ideas on being a man to live life to the fullest. Mark Greene, executive editor of The Good Men Project, discusses these things along with the content of his new book Remaking Manhood: The Modern Masculinity Movement, Stories From the Front Lines of Change with City Dads Group co-founder Matt Schneider on the latest episode of The Modern Dads Podcast. Remaking Manhood is a collection of Greene's most popular articles on American culture, … [Read more...]
Movember is about much more than mustaches - it's about men's mental health issues. While prostate and testicular cancers have long been the focus of this charity movement, in the past two years a focus on mental health issues has been added to the campaign.
Three of our favorite dads -- Ryan Hamilton, Lorne Jaffe and Ron Mattocks -- join us on the latest Modern Dads Podcast to talk about their individual experiences with anxiety, depression and bi-polar disorder, and the various ways each has found treatment and support for their men's … [Read more...]
Blooming onions, beat-up red Jeeps, and baseball lineups are all part of our conversation with father and son Bill and Willie Geist, TV personalities and authors of the new book, Good Talk, Dad: The Birds and the Bees ... and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have.
We also talk about the challenges of being a good dad while pursuing a TV career, the changing media portrayal of dads, and life with a family in New York City.
Bill Geist is the beloved, award-winning, long-time special correspondent for CBS: Sunday Morning, whose debut Little … [Read more...]